One 1771 advertisement sought the recapture of an enslaved person known by two names: Cato and Miss Betty Cooper.
Surrounded by death, Civil War soldiers found pleasure and fraternity in sharing erotic pictures and prints.
The miniature “Beauty Revealed” suggests an erotic relationship between an early American artist and a statesman.
Moderated by Regina Kunzel Edited by Devin McGeehan Muchmore What can histories of sexuality and gender tell us about the carceral state? The United States’ incarceration rate has quadrupled since the 1970s, giving the U.S. the largest prison population in the world. According to Bureau of Justice Statistics, over 2.2 […]
Rachel Hope Cleves Donald J. Trump’s penis, size unknown, has reared its head as a political issue. On Thursday night, during yet another GOP presidential primary debate, the party’s leading candidate debated the size of his penis with rival Marco Rubio before an audience of millions. Mainstream media channels such […]
Scandal erupted in a Philadelphia marketplace one Saturday morning in August 1839.
The American Revolution is impossible to understand without food and sex at its center.